• USS Boston reunion planned

    The USS Boston shipmates, crew members and all U.S. Navy ships named Boston are planning a July reunion of all USS Boston officers, crew, U.S. Marine Corps and flag personnel. The reunion will be held July 11-14 in Albuquerque, N.M. For details, write USS Boston …

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  • Who’s going to fill his shoes? George Jones, country superstar, dies at 81

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Jones, the hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81. Publicist Kirt Webster says Jones died today at Vanderbilt …

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  • Local, area teams do well in tourney

    WEST PLAINS, Mo. — A Batesville team fishing in the Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Bass Tournament on Lake Norfork came close to winning the big prize April 13, but fell just a bit short. Shawn Drake and Tracy Hunter, who fish on the Batesville Bassmasters circuit, …

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  • Woodstock’s Richie Havens, 72, dies of heart attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday, his family said. He was 72. Havens died of a heart attack, the family said it a statement. Further details on his death were not …

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  • Police: 5 to 15 people killed in Texas explosion

    WEST, Texas  — Rescue workers are still searching rubble for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion Wednesday evening in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and …

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  • Franklin woman: Daughter crossed finish line before bombs exploded

    FRANKLIN — Virginia Wolford was at the Franklin Community Building wrapping up an afternoon event with the Extension Homemakers Club when her boss called and wanted to know if she had been in contact with her daughter. “Have you heard there is a bombing?” he …

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  • Miss. man accused of mailing suspected ricin

    CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and claimed “various parties within the government” were trying to ruin his reputation. …

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  • Stories of the dead, injured in Boston bombing

    BOSTON (AP) — The twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170 on Monday. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.   A long way from home A Boston University graduate student was one …

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  • Marathon first for Newark native

    BOSTON — Knowing her children weren’t expected to cross the finish line for another 45 minutes to an hour, Wanda Garnett stepped inside the nearby Prudential Center to wait. Minutes later she like those around her knew something was wrong. People were crying and running …

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  • Former resident completes Boston race

    BOSTON — Kelly Henson was in her room when the bombs went off. The 43-year-old Boston marathon runner had just upped her running time from the previous year and her mother back in Oil Trough was aware she had completed the 2013 race. So when …

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  • Family with local ties is safe after blast

    BOSTON — Jennifer Tanui and her 13-year-old daughter, Jill, had been standing on the sidelines right where one of two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. They were cheering on their husband and father, 41-year-old Jonah Tanui of Greenbrier, …

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  • Feds search apartment after attack

    BOSTON — FBI agents searched a suburban Boston apartment overnight and appealed to the public for amateur video and photos that might yield clues to who carried out the Boston Marathon bombing, while a doctor treating the wounded said one of the victims was maimed …

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